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Does biting nails cause kidney stones

A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 40 years experience
Nail biting: Does not lead to kidney stones. Try keeping nails trimmed short; substitute a carrot or celery stick to chew on whenever u might bite nails. Otc preps... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Accurso
Radiology 31 years experience
Is hand still numb?: Your hand may have been "asleep" from the position you were in when sleeping. If that numbness has gone away, that was probably the cause. If it i... Read More
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Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management 29 years experience
See below: The initial answer is correct. The key question is if your hand is still numb. If it is you need to be seen by an md and examined.
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Dr. Edwin Perez
Anesthesiology 21 years experience
Numbness: The one has nothing to do with the other.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
Kidney stone: Yes . May also be gallbladder - unusual in back , sciatica, infection, rarely intestinal/ appendix. Follow up with MD, they could do a urine test ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
Need examination: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without an examination, however, it is likely that it is neither your heart nor kidney stones but a... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Joy Jackson
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Clarification : Clarification on this question is needed. Are you pregnant now and have these issues, or did this happen after the birth of your son? Vaginal discharg... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
surgery 58 years experience
Multiple: Infection, anomaly, high calcium, high uric acid.
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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Birendra Tandan
Urology 36 years experience
No. The planes are pressurized and nothing else changes when you fly.
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A member asked:
Dr. Michael Ekizian
A Verified Doctoranswered
22 years experience
Good question: The pathogenesis of kidney stones is not entirely known. One theory explains that calcium oxalate or phosphate stones form when calcium or oxalate sup... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 46 years experience
Yes: By infection, or by destruction of one or both kidneys. If you offered definitive treatment and are otherwise healthy, i'd urge you to accept. Try als... Read More
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
Urology 29 years experience
Yes: Kidney stones induce pain by causing obstruction. Even if the stone is small and but still in the kidney, it can still obstruct the flow of urine out ... Read More
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